Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing was established on October 6th, 2004. The President of AKMR, Igor Ignatiev, is the Vice-chairman Director of Cooperation with Governmental Authorities, at Shell Exploration & Production Services. The Vice-President of AKMR, Irina Bakhtina, is the Director of Corporate Relations, and member of the Board of Directors at Unilever’s Russian branch.
AKMR’s Executive Director, Dzhemir Degtyarenko, is the Editor in Chief of the media business journal, «Novosti SMI» Board Members of AKMR: Lev Koshlyakov, UTair Aviation; Anatoliy Pecheykin, Lukoil-Inform; Alexander Vikhrov, Uralsib; Maxim Shub, Shell Exploration & Production Services; Irina Zhukova, Philip Morris Sales & Marketing; Merina Podkopayeva, Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK); Andrey Sorgin, Aeroflot; Boris Katalin, Gudok publishing house; Irina Kibina, TNK-BP; Ekaterina Kolyada, Executive Director, Media Business publishing house.
Objectives and Goals of the Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing (AKMR):
We invite you to join and become an active participant in the Association!
Since 2004, AKMR is the founder and organizer of a variety of significant events in the field of communication and corporate media in Russia and abroad:
AKMR is a member of the organizing committee, «National Award: Russian Media Manager». AKMR has established three committees: event committee, committee on promoting corporate social responsibility, and committee on industry standards.
In 10 years, AKMR has conducted:
-11 International conferences entitled: “The role of communication and corporate media in strategic company management.” Conference features an award for Best Corporate Publishing
-11 seminars on internal communication in the series: “Three C system: Corporate Communication, Corporate Culture and Corporate Media. How to create successful corporate publications.”
-3 International Conferences: Client and B2B industry publications.
-7 Top Managers Summits on Communications and Media: «Corporate Communication and Press: Best Practices and World Trends»
-2 Forums entitled «Corporate Video» and 2 contests entitled “Best Corporate Video of the Year.” Annual Digital Communication in Russia Conferences and Awards in Digital Communication
-26 Business Luncheons AKMR helps its members achieve professional success, provides mechanisms for professional development and growth, and develops professional communication in the business community.